September 2, 2019, 7am PDT
Perched on the northeastern tip of Staten Island next to the ferry terminal, Empire Outlets has only filled 26 of its 75 storefronts since a grand opening in May.
August 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new report from the New York Department of City Planning has found that storefront vacancy may not be a one-answer citywide problem. Vacancies were found to be concentrated in certain neighborhoods, and the reasons appear to be varied.
June 28, 2019, 5am PDT
A new neighborhood plan for a corner of Staten Island imagines a new downtown along the Bay Street Corridor on the borough's North Shore waterfront.
Office of the Mayor Bill de Blasio
June 14, 2019, 5am PDT
Vox and Curbed provide multi-media coverage of a Staten Island sea wall project as an example of the necessity of resilient infrastructure, and the shortcomings of our ability to predict the needs of the built environments in changed climates.
April 4, 2019, 12pm PDT
A rezoning proposal for Staten Island in New York City gets support from a local resident with deep involvement in the community.
October 24, 2018, 9am PDT
Actually, the New York Wheel never started spinning, but now the project is permanently dead so it will never get the chance.
August 30, 2018, 10am PDT
Express buses in Staten Island started their new routes August 19 with fewer routes and fewer stops and faster travel the MTA hopes.
August 3, 2018, 8am PDT
Lime and Jump were allowed to bring 300 bikes to the borough, where bike share became available in late July.
June 21, 2018, 5am PDT
The Staten Island Partnership for Transit and Resiliency Improvements (SIPTRI) would be tasked with improving the competitiveness of the borough as it grows to 500,000 residents and beyond.
Crain's New York Business
March 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Rutgers professor restores natural processes to help shorelines adapt to rising sea levels.
March 10, 2018, 5am PST
Kris Graves photographs all 77 NYPD precincts from Tottenville to Edenwald, looking to these buildings—sometimes humble, sometimes imposing—for the face and footprint of law and order in the neighborhood.
December 9, 2017, 1pm PST
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey tried to raise the Bayonne Bridge by 64 feet to make room for more ships below. The price for the project has risen along with the bridge.
July 10, 2017, 9am PDT
An article in Crain's Business New York calls the new zoning rules proposed for neighborhoods in Staten Island a "back to nature" scheme.
Crain's New York Business
June 2, 2017, 7am PDT
Staten Island is getting what appears to be the biggest trend in transit planning: a bus system makeover.
March 27, 2017, 10am PDT
New York City's property tax system is a growing source of political consternation, and now state legislators have entered the fray.
January 13, 2016, 10am PST
Proposed zoning changes would allow residents to build "as-of-right" in Staten Island's "natural" districts.
December 24, 2015, 9am PST
The early results of New York City's far reaching Vision Zero initiative to reduce traffic fatalities to zero has produced positive results—everywhere except Staten Island.
December 5, 2015, 7am PST
Residents of Staten Island suffer from very long commutes, and many rely on cars. The New York City Council has proposed a study to determine how additional transit could be implemented in the borough.
July 9, 2015, 8am PDT
The foundation is being laid for the world's largest Ferris wheel on State Island. Will it succeed where so many efforts to bring tourists to the Fifth Borough have failed?
April 25, 2015, 7am PDT
With real estate prices rising in the other boroughs, Staten Island is starting to look more like Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. Extensive retail and residential developments are underway in what has always been New York City's suburban borough.